Academic Qualification

* Pre-PhD courses have been completed from the University of Leipzig and the Max Planck institute Leipzig.

Work experience


Linguistic Fieldwork


Distinguished Awards, Scholarships and Research grants

- Humboldt Post Doctoral Research Award, Humboldt Foundation, Germany

DAAD's Young Scientists Research Grants for PhD research 2007–2012, DAAD, Germany

- Full Bursary to attend an Advanced level Summer School on Corpus phonology, 18–23rd, August, 2008: Organized by European Corpus Phonology group, at University of Augsburg, Germany

- Scholarship to attend the workshop on Language Documentation and Linguistic
Typology and ALT-7 Conference 24–28 September, Paris, France, 2007

- Mahendrā vidyābhusana suvarna padaka from his Majesty the King of Nepal: 2004 (a Gold Medal awarded to a student each year who secures the Highest GPA in M. A. exclusively in the field of Linguistics)

- Rām Bikram Shāntā Sijāpati Gold Medal, University Award 2004, Tribhuvan University, Nepal (a gold medal awarded to the student who secures the highest score in M. A. final Examination)

- DoBeS International Summer School Fellowship, Frankfurt (01–11, September) 2004

- Campus top Award 2000, Saptagandaki Multiple Campus, Bharatpur, Chitwan

Languages Studied (Researched on)

Darai (Indo-European ~ (Eastern) Indo-Aryan)
Chintang (Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman ~ Kiranti)
Nepali (Indo-European ~ Indo-Aryan)